Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Shop and grow vegetable seeds and plants perfect for your home garden. Prize winning tomatoes, peppers, beans and heirloom vegetables from our online store. More »

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Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Our annual flowers are available in both seeds and plants from the most trusted name in home gardening. Find your favorite flower seeds and plants. Shop from our most popular categories, or from over 70 classes. More »

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Year after year, our perennial seeds and plants will fill your home garden beds and borders. Select from our full palette of colors, textures, forms and fragrances to create the perennial garden of your dreams - a sensory pleasure for years to come. More »

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Get ready for the surprising taste difference when you use our flavorful, fresh herbs from your home garden. Everyday dishes take on richer flavor and aroma. Whether you grow herbs for cooking, healing, fragrance, crafts or garden display, they are one of the easiest plants to grow. More »

Fruit Seeds & Plants

Fruit Seeds & Plants

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Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

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Category Archives: Heirlooms

Tomato Bloody Butcher

prod001172 Sensational general use fruits have a rich heirloom flavor and a deep red color inside and out. If it’s hard for you to wait for ordinary tomatoes to ripen try these. In less than 8 weeks they’re ready to enjoy…

Squash Italian Ribbed Zucchini

prod002006 Known and beloved by Italians as “Costata Romanesco” this Italian heirloom offers up a distinctive nutty flavor. The 6-8″ medium-green fruits have pale green ribs and flecks. The prominent ribs create star-shaped slices which are lovely sauteed or roasted.

Tomato Red Pear

prod001952 A bright red pear-shaped heirloom with an American pedigree that goes back to Colonial times. Attractive and tasty the 1-2″ long fruits are delicious in salads or roasted in the oven. Indeterminate.

Tomato Green Zebra

prod002001 Green Zebra is actually the result of four heirlooms bred together. Whatever it’s a beauty with exquisite emerald green skin dark green vertical stripes and gently flavorful green flesh. Ready to be eaten fresh or canned and enjoyed year-round. High-yielding

Lettuce Salad Bowl Green Organic

prod000754 Crisp and tender with a sweet flavor. Large deeply lobed green leaves. Slow to bolt non-heading. All-America Selections winner. Ready 45 days after sowing. GARDEN HINTS: Lettuce grows best in cool weather. Thinnings make delicious extra-early salads. Make successive plantings

Arugula Myway

prod099667 Cook’s Garden Favorite. This quality Danish strain is the earliest of the arugulas to mature in our salad garden. The deep green serrated leaves show good disease tolerance and even though they mature early do not stretch or bolt with

Tomato Gardener’s Delight

prod001179 This old German heirloom boasts many clusters of 6 to 12 cherry tomato all summer long. It’s indeterminate crack resistant and very prolific. Proven tops for performance flavor and wide adaptability.

Tomato Burpee’s Jubilee

prod001979 Bred right here Burpee’s Jubilee is the outstanding result of a stabilized six-generation selection from a cross between Tangerine and Rutgers tomatoes. Jubilee was an All-America Selections winner in 1943 and you can taste and see why. Up to 3″

Ammi Majus Queen Anne’s Lace

prod000124 HEIRLOOM. The Ammi blossom is a pure white and makes a striking flower that is domed on top rather than flat. Excellent for cutting.

Bean White Half Runner

prod000605 HEIRLOOM. With or without support White Half runner yields an early heavy crop of tender green pods 4 1/2″ long with white seeds and sweet flavor. One 2 oz. seed packet will sow a row of about 20 ft. Our

Nemophila Baby Blue Eyes

prod000298 This versatile native American wildflower (also known as California Blue Bells) is perfect in beds and containers or as an annual groundcover. Growing only 6″ tall with a spread to 12″ nemophila often overwinters in mild climates (zone 7 and

Amaranthus Love Lies Bleeding

prod000122 HEIRLOOM. Brilliant red seed heads dangle like shimmering ruby necklaces from the tops of sturdy 3-5 ft. plants. With long-lasting color they’re great in arrangements fresh-cut or dried. Amaranthus needs heat and a long season. Start in containers and set

Basil Greek

prod000453 Native to Southeast Asia basil has been used in cooking and for fragrances for centuries. Brought to Europe in the Middle Ages it thrived in the Mediterranean region as well as around the Caspian and Black Seas. Burpee first offered

Verbena Bonariensis

prod001064 This tall very striking heirloom is a favorite in many cottage gardens. Stiff stems with open airy sprays of tiny violet-blue clusters and only a few leaves making this an excellent companion for many annuals. Very long blooming 3-4′ tall.

Bells Of Ireland Moluccella Laevis

prod000135 HEIRLOOM. An attention-getter in the border. Stems are arrayed with spectacular green bell-shaped bracts that are straw- colored when dried. Grows best in full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil.

Tomato Black Krim

prod000969 This medium-sized very dark maroon beefsteak with wonderfully rich flavor originated in Crimea a peninsula in the Black Sea with perfect “tomato summers”. Extremely tasty.

Tomato Brandywine Pink

prod000974 Brandywine which dates back to 1885 is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and you’ll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one

Corn Golden Bantam

prod000666 This variety made yellow sweet corn popular. When Burpee introduced it in 1902 people only wanted white corn white signified refinement and quality. It was created by a skilled gardener in Greenfield Massachusetts who loved to have the earliest corn

Celeriac Brilliant

prod001621 If you haven’t tried celeriac wait no longer. This pale green edible root sporting a curly headdress of green leaves is a celery family member sharing celery’s clean bright flavor. This hardy root adds pizzazz to soups and salads and

Beet Burpee’s Golden

prod000607 HEIRLOOM. A color breakthrough! When we introduced this savory golden beet in the 1940s it won over gardeners who wanted a beet with a sweeter milder flavor. Others just loved the inviting gold color. Globes reach 2″ across.